11/25/16: Today’s Top Tips: Friday

November 25th, 2016, 7:00 am by Greg

MUSIC: The Lawn Sausages @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy. It’s cow-tippin’ time! With Erin Powers. 9pm. FREE.

MUSIC: The Felice Brothers @ Bearsville Theater, Woodstock. Catskill’s own folk/Americana troubadors preview their upcoming 7-inch single on Yep Roc – “Country Ham” b/w “Murder by Mistletoe.” With Wyndham. 9pm. $30.

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FILM/DISCUSSION: “The Last Waltz” @ The Egg, Albany. A screening of The Band’s classic concert film utilizing “Real Feel” sound technology. Followed by a panel discussion moderated by Michael Eck and featuring music producer/sound engineer Rob Fraboni (engineer of The Last Waltz, Northern Lights/Southern Cross), musician and Woodstock neighbor Happy Traum, Butch Dener (former tour manager for The Band), Peter Aaron (author of “The Band FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Fathers of Americana”) and photographer Elliott Landy (who documented The Band during the creation of their first two albums). 7:30pm. FREE; reservations required.

MUSIC: Amy Helm & the Handsome Strangers @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock. With the Ghost of Paul Revere. 8pm. $45 & $65.

MUSIC: Tom Wadsworth @ Cock ‘n Bull, Galway. 7pm.

MUSIC: Holly & Evan Band @ One Caroline Street Bistro, Saratoga Springs. 9pm.

THEATER: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” @ Proctors, Schenectady. Ben Brantley of The New York Times called the five-time Tony Award-winning play, “One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. Be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed.” 1:30 & 8pm. $25-$73. Through Sunday.

MUSIC: Scotty Mac’s Rockshow @ McGeary’s Pub, Albany. 8:30pm.

MUSIC: The Erotics @ the Low Beat, Albany. With Demons Alley, Blackcat Elliot and Society High. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Black Friday Regional Music Showcase @ Lucky Strike Social’s Jupiter Hall, Guilderland. All-ages show hosted by Talia Denis and featuring Moriah Formica, Better by Morning and Bendt. 7pm. $10.

ARTS WALK: Troy Night Out @ various locations, Troy. 5-9pm. FREE.

COMEDY: Jim Norton @ the Comedy Works, Saratoga Springs. The Mouthful of Shame Tour. 8 & 10pm. $30. Also at 8 & 10pm on Saturday.

MUSIC: Rev Tor Band & Friends @ the Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Performing “The Last Waltz Live: An All Star Re-Creation of The Band’s Classic Concert Film” with a variety of special guests. 8pm. $27.50.

MUSIC: Sandy McKnight @ the BOOM Room, Pittsfield. 6pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Formula 5 @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany. With Funktional Flow. 9:30pm. $15.

MUSIC: Brian Patneaude Duo @ the Stockade Inn, Schenectady. The saxman is joined by pianist Rob Lindquist. 7pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Mark Hummel’s Golden State/Lone Star Revue @ The Falcon, Marlboro. Blues harmonica blowout with guitar greats Anson Funderburgh and Little Charlie Baty. 7pm. Donations encouraged.

MUSIC: The Stone House Trio @ Eden Cafe, Loudonville. Family jazz band featuring guitarist Crispin Catricala and his sons Leonardo (bass) and Francesco (drums). 7:30pm. FREE.

MUSIC: Forthlin Road @ the Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs. 9pm. $5.

MUSIC: Hey Jude…the Tribute @ the Wood Theater, Glens Falls. Beatles tribute. 7:30pm. $30.

MUSIC: New York Players @ Vapor, Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 8pm.

MUSIC: Sludge Factory @ the Upper Room, Albany. Alice in Chains tribute. With Nirvana tribute Lithium and CrossRoads (featuring Skeeter Creek’s Dave & Renee Ahl). 8pm. $15.

EVENT: Candid Camera’s 8 Decades of Smiles! @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. Peter Funt hosts as evening of comedy blended with clips, quips and behind-the-scenes tales from the television show’s funniest moments. 7:30pm. $20, $35, $45 & $60.